News & Announcements

  • EDD Memorial Fund Adaptive Baseball Clinic

    The EDD Memorial Fund is offering a free adaptive baseball program with the Oneonta Outlaws on Saturday, July 18 at 3pm at Damaschke Field in Oneonta, NY.

    The clinic is designed for children and young adults with any type of disability. No prior sports experience is necessary to enjoy this program; athletes only need to bring sneakers, a water bottle and an item to be autographed (optional). The focus is on learning sports in an adaptive and non-competitive environment. Athletes will practice skills on the field, working one-on-one with volunteers from the Oneonta Outlaws. After the clinic, athletes will receive a medal and have an opportunity to take photos with and get autographs from the Outlaws players.

    To round out the experience, athletes and their families/care providers are invited to stay for the Outlaws game. The EDD Memorial Fund will provide pizza and drinks for athletes and their families. As it turns out, the game is a free night sponsored by the Daily Star as part of their 125th Anniversary Celebration.

    Schedule for Saturday, July 18th
    3:00pm Adaptive Baseball Clinic
    4:30pm Awards Ceremony and Photos/Autographs with Team
    5:30pm Pizza Dinner for athletes and their families
    7:00pm Oneonta Outlaws vs Sherill game

    Registration is required for this free program. Please contact Gretchen Owens at events@eddfund.org or 802-399-4366 to register or for more information.

  • Hope & Healing: Perspectives on Mental Illness Continued

    Please join NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Otsego & Delaware Counties in a community conversation about advocacy, recovery and services relating to mental illness.

    When: Saturday,June 6, 2015 from 1-5pm
    Where: United Presbyterian Church of East Guilford at the corners of Chenango Co. Rte 35 and State Hwy 8 at the caution light.

    Event is free and open to the public!

    "In Our Own Voice" peer speakers will share their inspiring stories, telling of their struggles with mental illness and sharing their wellness journeys managing major and chronic mental illness. Other people will share their stories, provide information and insight on suicide, family and peer support resources and service information for Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties. Through music, a songwriter and singer/guitar player will share her family's journey. An hour has been set aside from 4pm to 5pm for questions and sharing with each other.

    For more information: namiofotsego@gmai.com

  • Free adaptive swimming clinic

    The EDD Memorial Fund and Hartwick College Women's Water Polo Team are offering a free adaptive swimming clinic on Sunday, March 15th. The program runs from 1-3pm at Moyer Pool, Binder PE Building, Hartwick College. Members of the water polo team will be in the water to work one-on-one with participant athletes.

    Please contact Gretchen Owens at events@eddfund.org or 802-399-4366 if you would like to register for this program.

  • Free Recreation Group

    Come Join your friends and bring your family to Oneonta World of Learning!

    Springbrook and OWL (Oneonta World of Learning) have partnered for the month of January to offer hands on activities at the OWL Nest every Tuesday night!

    Time: Doors open at 5:30pm and close at 7:30pm
    Location: 277 Main Street Oneonta

    Springbrook will have staff available at the OWL Nest
    Either meet there or at the Springbrook Oneonta Campus at 5:00pm to catch a ride
    Call 353-7272 ext 2505 with questions.

    Find the complete Springbrook Recreation Calendar for January at www.springbrook.org

  • Upcoming Webinar

    15 WAYS TO KEEP KIDS LEARNING DURING THE HOLIDAY BREAK

    December 16, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Many teachers hope that families will do some educational activities to keep their children’s academic skills up to par over the break. And many parents have grand plans of days filled with relaxation and fun that quickly dissolve to status quo. In this training we will discuss ideas for activities that will keep your kids (Kindergarten-5th grade) engaged and their minds working. We will also provide some tips for positive outcomes for the rest of the school year!

    This session will be streamed live. You will receive information on how to connect online once you have registered.

    To register for this webinar, go to: http://supac.org/training/register-supac-trainings/

  • Upcoming Webinar

    FREE WEBINAR- Statewide Support Parent Training
    December 17, 2014
    Start Time: 11:30AM | End Time: 1:00PM
    Contact: Tanja Peters Phone: 716-517-3448

    Please register for Statewide Support Parent Training on Dec 17, 2014 11:30 AM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4846412322330943489. Please join Sharon Marrella and Barb Hoffman: Parent to Parent is offering a statewide Support Parent Training available by webinar. Now is the time to join us and share your story with another parent who might benefit from your experience and support. You can participate from your computer at home. Participants in this training will be parents and family caregivers who want to become Support Parents. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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